Would You Like a “Braingasm?” Let’s Give It a Try.

If you troll the Internet in the right places, you’ll have already heard of Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response (ASMR), an interesting head tingle experienced by some people when they’re exposed to certain visual and audio stimuli.  It’s said that you can have one of these “braingasms” by watching special videos that are all over YouTube.

The ASMR phenomenon is widespread enough to have attracted the attention of Canadian filmmaker Lindsay Ragone.  Here’s a trailer.

If you want to know more, The Mail Online has a big story on ASMR. Just be careful if you decide to experiment on yourself at work, okay?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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